Raphael Frascogna Chair

CIPD qualified HR professional and DBS-cleared UEFA B and Youth Award level football coach. Has worked on integrated equality and diversity schemes for the Police and brings his extensive fundraising and commercial experience

Monica Shafaq – Trustee

Monica has been involved with the charity sector for a number of years and has been the Chief Executive of The Kaleidoscope Plus Group since 2009. It is under her leadership that the charity rebranded from Sandwell Mind into The Kaleidoscope Plus Group and has obtained a place on the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For every year since 2015 along with Gold Investors In People Accreditation.

Monica holds a MSc in Housing and previous to her employment with the Charity spent several years working in the social housing sector. Committed to promoting the role of women and Black and Minority Ethnic individuals in leadership roles, she has chaired the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisation’s national Black and Asian Leadership Special Interest Group and has also been involved in a national group addressing Governance in the Third Sector.

Throughout her career, Monica has held a number of non-executive roles and currently sits on the boards of and holds lead board responsibility for equality and mental health at the Birmingham County Football Association and Citizen Housing. She is also is a member of the Premier League’s Equality and Diversity Panel and a Non-Executive Director at Kidderminster Harriers Football Club.

June Canoville – Vice chair

June is Paul’s sister. She has 20 plus years of custom service experience across the logistics industry, most recently as Customer Service Manager managing a team of 8. Outside of work, yet of equal importance, she considers herself a fitness fanatic, an avid gym goer who regularly takes part in fitness weekends and camps in her spare time.

Dominic Norrish– Trustee

Exec Director of a national schools group, former school leader, teacher and academic researcher.
Former technology consultant in the fields of education, procurement & management.

Sector expert, thought leader and advisor, regularly invited contribute to government, academic and industry projects in EdTech.